FINA 10K World Cup

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noun - The FINA 10K World Cup (or the FINA 10KM Marathon Swimming World Cup or the FINA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup) is an annual global series of professional marathon swims organized by FINA, 10 kilometers in distance, held in countries such as Brazil, United Arab Emirates, Portugal, Canada, Hong Kong, Singapore, China and Mexico. Many of the races are in loop courses that allow for spectators to see the athletes battling with each other throughout the race. There are usually around 250 total male and female athletes every year who compete in this series.

The top pro swimmers travel the world to participate in the FINA 10KM Marathon Swimming World Cup.

Synonyms: World Cup, 10K World Cup, FINA World Cup, FINA 10KM Marathon Swimming World Cup Series

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FINA 10KM Marathon Swimming World Cup Series

The FINA 10KM Marathon Swimming World Cup series consists of races in:

FINA 10KM Marathon Swimming World Cup 2012

1. FINA 10KM WORLD CUP 2012 - SANTOS (BRA) on 29 January 2012 in Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2. FINA 10KM WORLD CUP 2012 – PATOGONES-VIEDMA (ARG) on 4 February 2012 in Patogones-Viedma, Argentina
3. FINA 10KM WORLD CUP 2012 – EILAT (ISR) on 1 April 2012 in Eilat, Israel
4. FINA 10KM WORLD CUP 2012 - CANCUN (MEX) on 21 April 2012 in Cancun, Mexico
5. FINA 10KM WORLD CUP 2012 – LAC ST-JEAN (CAN) on 26 July 2012 in Lac St-Jean, Roberval, Canada
6. FINA 10KM WORLD CUP 2012 – LAC MÉGANTIC (CAN) on 11 August 2012 in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, Canada
7. FINA 10KM WORLD CUP 2012 - HONG KONG on 7 October 2012 in Repulse Bay, Hong Kong, China
8. FINA 10KM WORLD CUP 2012 - SHANTOU (CHN) on 14 October 2012 in Xin Jinhe, Shantou, Guangong, China

2011 Rankings

2011 Men's Rankings - Thomas Lurz won the 2011 FINA 10KM Marathon Swimming World Cup Series
2011 Female's Rankings - Angela Maurer won the 2011 FINA 10KM Marathon Swimming World Cup Series

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